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Spring 2025 Course

State and Local Government Law

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home

This course closely examines the theories and legal rules behind state and local government authority. Special focus will be put on the ways local law spatially and socially organizes American society, the rules governing intergovernmental conflict and cooperation, and the role of state and local governments in furthering or frustrating democratic participation.

Note: This course will meet over the first six weeks of the term.